Though there is no danger of being on low iodine diet for 6 weeks (the symptoms don’t develop until much longer); 2-3 weeks of low iodine diet is found to be enough for most purposes.
Hope this information helps.
Thank you for responding Dr. Kaul....I wish I was on this diet for so long by choice but unfortunately my Thyrogen is on back order and so until it comes in this is what I have to do. I am trying to avoid going hypo if at all possible. Also, my endocrinologist has me on high doses of Synthroid to suppress my TSH so this is the route I am committed to. I wish I had gone to a large hospital to be treated but I didn't so I guess I am stuck!
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